The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 590 488 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 7.75% 6.04% 5.84%
As % of the System Software category 60.27% 49.29% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 449 406 414
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,100 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
979 990 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.86% 12.25% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 704 827 769
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +10 265 £35,000 +1.44% 21
Cambridgeshire +13 110 £35,500 +1.42% 20
Essex -2 91 £37,000 +19.35% 9
Bedfordshire +17 76 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Suffolk -1 35 £24,000 -24.40% 6
Norfolk +3 17 £26,500 -15.87% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 974 (79.45%) Windows
2 770 (62.81%) Microsoft
3 605 (49.35%) VMware
4 494 (40.29%) MS Exchange
5 461 (37.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 380 (31.00%) Citrix
7 369 (30.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 356 (29.04%) MS Excel
9 344 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 329 (26.84%) DNS
11 319 (26.02%) ITIL
12 309 (25.20%) SQL Server
13 295 (24.06%) Firewall
14 282 (23.00%) DHCP
15 277 (22.59%) MS Office
16 267 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
17 264 (21.53%) Cisco
18 250 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
19 237 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
20 236 (19.25%) SQL
21 225 (18.35%) SAN
22 202 (16.48%) WAN
23 201 (16.39%) Windows 7
24 176 (14.36%) LAN
25 171 (13.95%) MCSE
25 171 (13.95%) Hyper-V
26 155 (12.64%) Office 365
27 154 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2007
27 154 (12.56%) TCP/IP
28 143 (11.66%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 494 (40.29%) MS Exchange
2 250 (20.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 154 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 139 (11.34%) SharePoint
5 119 (9.71%) IIS
5 119 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 76 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 55 (4.49%) Lync
8 29 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (1.79%) IBM Notes
10 18 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.98%) Apache
12 12 (0.98%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.65%) JBoss
14 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
15 7 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 356 (29.04%) MS Excel
2 277 (22.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.24%) MS Project
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) Maximo
1 7 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.57%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.41%) Tridion
3 3 (0.24%) AWD
3 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) Line 50
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.082%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.082%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 155 (12.64%) Office 365
2 54 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.73%) PaaS
6 6 (0.49%) SaaS
7 5 (0.41%) IaaS
7 5 (0.41%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.082%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 329 (26.84%) DNS
2 295 (24.06%) Firewall
3 282 (23.00%) DHCP
4 225 (18.35%) SAN
5 202 (16.48%) WAN
6 176 (14.36%) LAN
7 154 (12.56%) TCP/IP
8 137 (11.17%) VPN
9 79 (6.44%) VLAN
10 68 (5.55%) LDAP
11 43 (3.51%) VoIP
12 42 (3.43%) Wireless
13 37 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (2.85%) Network Security
15 34 (2.77%) NAS
15 34 (2.77%) SSL
16 30 (2.45%) Internet
17 28 (2.28%) MPLS
17 28 (2.28%) iSCSI
18 26 (2.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 23 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.98%) MySQL
7 12 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.57%) QlikView
11 5 (0.41%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.16%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.16%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 12 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.16%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.082%) MSI
4 1 (0.082%) Subversion
General
1 120 (9.79%) Finance
2 33 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.20%) Retail
4 21 (1.71%) Banking
5 19 (1.55%) Advertising
6 16 (1.31%) Publishing
7 8 (0.65%) Back Office
7 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.57%) Automotive
8 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.49%) Legal
9 6 (0.49%) Games
9 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.41%) French Language
10 5 (0.41%) German Language
11 4 (0.33%) Marketing
12 3 (0.24%) Hindi Language
12 3 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 306 (24.96%) Analyst
2 179 (14.60%) Support Analyst
3 160 (13.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 149 (12.15%) Support Engineer
5 88 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 85 (6.93%) Administrator
7 79 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 77 (6.28%) Consultant
9 75 (6.12%) IT Support
10 69 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
11 57 (4.65%) Technical Support
11 57 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 52 (4.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 49 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
14 47 (3.83%) Technical Analyst
15 45 (3.67%) Server Support
16 43 (3.51%) Service Analyst
17 42 (3.43%) Desktop Support
18 40 (3.26%) Server Engineer
19 37 (3.02%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.08%) Web Services
2 32 (2.61%) HTML
3 30 (2.45%) .NET
3 30 (2.45%) CSS
4 20 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 19 (1.55%) jQuery
6 15 (1.22%) XML
7 14 (1.14%) Application Packaging
8 10 (0.82%) WCF
8 10 (0.82%) SOAP
9 9 (0.73%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (0.57%) HTML5
10 7 (0.57%) Entity Framework
10 7 (0.57%) CSS3
10 7 (0.57%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.49%) J2EE
12 4 (0.33%) WSH
13 3 (0.24%) LAMP
14 2 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 131 (10.69%) Data Centre
2 102 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (7.26%) Blackberry
4 67 (5.46%) Clustering
5 49 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.77%) Thin Client
6 34 (2.77%) Fat Client
7 33 (2.69%) Replication
8 32 (2.61%) CMDB
9 30 (2.45%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.31%) FMCG
11 13 (1.06%) Statistics
11 13 (1.06%) User Experience
12 12 (0.98%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.90%) Handset
14 10 (0.82%) AS400
14 10 (0.82%) BYOD
15 9 (0.73%) iPad
15 9 (0.73%) EqualLogic
16 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 974 (79.45%) Windows
2 461 (37.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 369 (30.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 237 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 201 (16.39%) Windows 7
6 143 (11.66%) Linux
7 132 (10.77%) Windows XP
8 81 (6.61%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.67%) Windows 2000
10 33 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (1.88%) UNIX
12 17 (1.39%) Debian
13 14 (1.14%) Android
14 13 (1.06%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 11 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.90%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (26.02%) ITIL
2 131 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 115 (9.38%) Project Management
4 89 (7.26%) Change Management
5 76 (6.20%) Mentoring
6 54 (4.40%) Time Management
7 48 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 42 (3.43%) Incident Management
8 42 (3.43%) Migration
9 41 (3.34%) Information Security
10 39 (3.18%) Security Patching
11 34 (2.77%) Problem Management
11 34 (2.77%) Asset Management
12 33 (2.69%) Configuration Management
12 33 (2.69%) Server Building
13 31 (2.53%) Kalman Filter
14 30 (2.45%) CRM
15 27 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
16 25 (2.04%) Line Management
16 25 (2.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 236 (19.25%) SQL
2 126 (10.28%) PowerShell
3 46 (3.75%) VBScript
4 43 (3.51%) C
5 39 (3.18%) JavaScript
6 26 (2.12%) VB
7 20 (1.63%) C#
8 17 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 17 (1.39%) Java
9 14 (1.14%) Perl
9 14 (1.14%) Python
10 11 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.57%) C++
12 7 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.49%) VBA
14 4 (0.33%) PHP
15 2 (0.16%) R
15 2 (0.16%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.082%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 267 (21.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 171 (13.95%) MCSE
3 130 (10.60%) MCSA
4 124 (10.11%) MCP
5 100 (8.16%) Degree
6 90 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (6.04%) CCNA
7 74 (6.04%) MCITP
8 71 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (2.53%) MCTS
11 30 (2.45%) Security Cleared
12 24 (1.96%) CISSP
12 24 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (1.79%) CCNP
14 20 (1.63%) VCP5
15 19 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (1.55%) SC Cleared
16 18 (1.47%) CISM
17 16 (1.31%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (10.60%) SLA
2 22 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) COBIT
6 3 (0.24%) QA
7 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 344 (28.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 171 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 130 (10.60%) vSphere
4 128 (10.44%) VMware ESX
5 119 (9.71%) XenApp
6 84 (6.85%) XenDesktop
7 60 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
8 56 (4.57%) Terminal Services
9 31 (2.53%) XenServer
10 25 (2.04%) vCloud
11 19 (1.55%) Terminal Server
12 15 (1.22%) Xen
13 14 (1.14%) ISA Server
14 12 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
17 6 (0.49%) iptables
18 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
18 5 (0.41%) MetaFrame
18 5 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 124 (10.11%) SCCM
2 75 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 64 (5.22%) SCOM
4 40 (3.26%) WSUS
5 33 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 25 (2.04%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.98%) Nagios
8 11 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.57%) ARCserve
10 6 (0.49%) Cacti
11 5 (0.41%) Opsview
11 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.33%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.33%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.24%) HP SIM
13 3 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
14 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 770 (62.81%) Microsoft
2 605 (49.35%) VMware
3 380 (31.00%) Citrix
4 264 (21.53%) Cisco
5 120 (9.79%) HP
6 70 (5.71%) Symantec
7 59 (4.81%) Oracle
8 56 (4.57%) Sophos
9 49 (4.00%) NetApp
10 44 (3.59%) SolarWinds
11 38 (3.10%) Dell
12 35 (2.85%) Apple
13 30 (2.45%) Intel
14 28 (2.28%) Veritas
15 27 (2.20%) Lotus
16 24 (1.96%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.88%) 3PAR
18 21 (1.71%) SonicWALL
19 19 (1.55%) CommVault
20 18 (1.47%) McAfee
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Essex
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halesworth, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
83Zero
Salary: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £28,000
Posted: 5 days ago